Why did Forrest Gump just ‘feel like running’?

The book review by Dr. Zoltan Buzady Associate Professor of Leadership, Corvinus University of BudapestDirector, Leadership & Flow Global Research Network “Running Flow” Mental immersion techniques for better running  An international bestseller book by Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi  CSIKSZENTMIHALYI “I am too stressed out!  I am trying hard to do my best in order to get ahead, but I feel like…

Flow conditions – Csikszentmihalyi’s summary

Professor Csikszentmihalyi defines 8 basic conditions of flow in his book Good Business (2003). Let’s see the essential characteristics of flow experience listed below in key thoughts from Csikszentmihalyi himself. 1. Clear goals For a person to become deeply involved in any activity it is essential that he know precisely what tasks he must accomplish,…

Micromanage or not?! That is the question.

How micromanaging interrupts the flow in you as a leader and in your subordinates? What steps help to promote flow at work? Are there any circumstances when micromanaging is not only allowed but desirable? First of all please, allow me to be a bit personal here: I look at timesheet if it were my enemy.…

How can you benefit from flextime as a leader?

It’s hardly dawn when the loud clicking of the alarm clock wakes you up in the morning. You are still heavy headed from last night’s socializing event where you had to attend as part of your duties. You would prefer to stay in bed till about midday but you have to be in the office…